Distracted Driving Research Paper

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You put the car in the ignition, start up your car and head off to wherever it is you need to go whether you are running errands, going to school, work, or even on a date. Many people would leave to drive out to their destination, it won’t be a promise that they'll make it back to where they have came from. Over 600 people total have died last year due to the numbers of wrecks. Driving is one of the most dangerous activity people perform daily. Driving is dangerous because sometimes when people drive, they don't drive with caution. when people drive careless it could put them in a real bad scenario, which would whether put them in jail, a hospital, or the grave. The most deadly killing machines that have even been invented is cars and some of us humans need to properly learn how to drive safely not on some days but every day.…show more content…
Distracted drivers are the top cause of car accidents in the U.S. today. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person attention away from the primary task of driving; all distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. Because a text message requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most dangerous alarming distraction. 10% of drivers of all ages under the age of 20 involved in fatal rashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crash. This age group has the largest population of drivers who were distracted. It is not just dangerous for the distracted driver it is also dangerous for the drivers in their surroundings; not just drivers but pedestrians and bicyclists are put in harms way as well. According to a recent study, the number of pedestrians and bicyclists who have been killed by distracted drivers has risen significantly in the past several years-up to 50 percent more in 2010 than in 2005. There are multiple ways to properly avoid being a distracted

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